Nigerian Customs Service
Customs intercepts another container load of military uniforms in Rivers State
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted another container load of military uniforms, barely a month after it seized one containing military camouflage at Onne Port, Area II Command in Rivers State. According to the Assistant Comptroller General of Customs, in charge of South-South, South- East Zone, Sanusi Umar, the seizure was made following ongoing…
Army, Customs intercept three trucks with 300,000 live cartridges in Ogun
Security agencies yesterday morning intercepted 300,000 cartridges that were smuggled into Nigeria through the Benin Republic border. The cartridges were concealed in a false base of three heavy-duty trucks and had successfully gone past borders until they were intercepted at Igbogila-Ilara area of Ogun State.
Customs Service intercepts elephant tusks, pangolin worth N1.2bn
The Minister of Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, says the Nigerian Customs Service has intercepted elephant tusks and pangolin, worth about N1.2 billion, between Feb.15 and March 22.
Customs’ boss accuses agents, others of pilfering at Lagos airport
Area Comptroller of the Nigerian Customs Service, Lagos Airport Command, Jayne Shoboiki, yesterday accused cargo agents, ground handlers and officers of pilfering.
NCS seizes 31 exotic vehicles, 14 trailers of rice in Lagos
The Federal Operations Unit, Zone A of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has announced the seizure of 31 exotic vehicles. Also impounded were 14 trailers of foreign parboiled rice, containing 8,400 bags. The unit’s Area Controller, Mohammed Uba, paraded the items in Lagos yesterday. He disclosed that the vehicles include: four Rolls Royce, one Porsche…
Customs tackles diversion of petroleum products to neighbouring countries
For the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), a fresh challenge of tackling smuggling and diversion of petroleum products to neighbouring countries is a battle to fight headlong.
One killed, others injured in hoodlums’, customs’ clash
One person lost his life yesterday while several others sustained varying degrees of injuries in a fracas that ensued between suspected smugglers and officials of the Nigerian Customs Service attached to the Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, Ikeja at Abule-Egba area of Lagos State.
Customs tightens Seme border against smuggling at Yuletide
With the festive period around the corner, the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Seme Command, has warned smugglers to steer clear of the border route, adding that it is ready to ensure that no contraband passes through the Lagos-Abidjan Corridor,
Customs introduces AEO to streamline goods clearance
Irked by the influx of smuggling of arms and ammunitions into the country, the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has unveiled plans to introduce the Authorized Economic Operators...